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Continuation of Notes on the West Indies St Christophers June 1822 F. D. (ms. title-page).
Continuation of Notes on the West Indies St Christophers June 1822 F. D. (ms. title-page).Includes preparations for an index (4 leaves); end of discussion on slavery (1 p.); tables on colonial economics (pp. 2-6); lists French kings and consorts; about half blank., Original digital object name: bei-m507b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Duplicate of Barbados Accott Currtt dat: 2 Septemb 1708 (docket title)
Royal African Company of England."Royall Affrican Comp: of England Their Accompt Currant..." 1 spreadsheet, Nov. 1706, April 1707, May-Sept. 1708, signed "Barbados Septembr 2, 1708 Errors Excepted Raynes Bate"Listing mostly sugars from various ships. This is related to the report dated 3 Sept. published in PRO CST Col. 1708-1709, 126., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m036b
Extract of a Letter From Mr. Grey Dat. 17th. June 99 (docket title)
"Abstract of a Letter from Mr. Grey Govr. of Barbados... His Majtys: Service will Suffer very much in all probability without having 2 or 3 men of Warr continually here..."--Captain Billingsley reported "in Chace of Kidd the Pyrate.", Original digital object name: bei-m032
Fergusson, Mudoch and Co. (firm) Madeira, 25 May 1773...
Signed, Fergusson, Murdoch and Co. (firm)."Sir We are favour'd with yours of the 22 March and are glad to hear of Capt. Wolcutts safe arrival..." signed "Fergusson, Murdoch and Co.", "Shipping prices of wine for 1773:" on 3d page., Original digital object name: bei-m220b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration.
France. Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies. Bureau d'Administration."Monsieur Le Comte, J'ai l'honneur de vous adresser des discours du chancelier de l'échiquier et du Président du bureau du commerce de Londres, relatifs à la situation financière et commerciale de l'angleterre..." signed "Cte de Chabrol.""I have the honor to send you the reports of the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the President of the Bureau of Commerce in London, regarding the financial and commercial situation of England...", Original digital object name: bei-m538d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
France. Ministère des Relations Extérieures.
Signed, France. Ministère des Relations Extérieures.Ministre des Relations Extérieures Talleyrand to Citoyen Skipwith, Consul général des Etats unis à Paris."Paris le 26. Ventose an 9 de la République française. Le Ministre des Relations Extérieurs Au Citoyen Skipwith Consul général des Etats unis à Paris. J'ai reçu, Citoyen, la lettre que vous m'avez adressée sous la date du 21 de ce mois. cette lettre résumant différentes réclamations que vous avez été dans le cas de m'adresser...", smoothly saying nothing, signed "ch. mau. talleyrand."Talleyrand was Ministère de la Marine and des Colonies, 1797-1807.This group of eight communiqués shows the complications which arose between the date of signing the convention and its publication in the West Indies., Original digital object name: bei-m412h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
George Washington, President of the United States of America...
George Washington, President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, Greetings:Printed in three columns: text in French, English, Dutch.Filled in "For Abner Derby Master of the Sloop Nancy 62 and 50/95 Tons, bound from Washington to St. Croix with a load of tobacco, peas, shingles, plank staves, hoops, tar."Signed by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and William Keats Deputy Collector.Jefferson served as Secretary of State from 1790 through 31 Dec. 1793. The Collector for the Port of Washington obviously had pre-signed forms in his possession., Original digital object name: bei-m357, This digital resource is provided by Burke Library, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, May 1774. ALS to [Davenport and Wentworth]
"Dear Sir I wrote you Via Newbery and likewise p Capt Holland, have now to Acqt you that I am taken in Sugars..." signed "Jonathan Cary", prices at end., Original digital object name: bei-m227, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grenada, May 1774. ALS to [Davenport and Wentworth]
"Dear Sir I wrote you Via Newbery and likewise p Capt Holland, have now to Acqt you that I am taken in Sugars..." signed "Jonathan Cary", prices at end., Original digital object name: bei-m227, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 25 Jan. 1801. Ms letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "Liberté. Égalité. Au port liberté, Jsle guadeloupe, le 9 pluviose, an 9 de la rep. fs. une et indivisible. Les agents des Consuls de la Rép. fs: aux Jsles du vent, À Monsieur John Barry, Commandant les forces navales américains aux antilles, à bord de la frégate les États-unis, à St. Christophe. Monsieur, ...Comme il paroit par votre lettre... vous n'aviez par encore reçu de votre gouvernement, la convention entre la france and l'amérique, Signé à Paris le 8 vendemiaire...", mentions ships captured and released, signed "Bresseau" "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412f, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 25 Jan. 1801. Ms. Letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "Liberté. Égalité. Au port liberté, Jsle guadeloupe, le 9 pluviose, an 9 de la rep. fs. une et indivisible. Les agents des Consuls de la Rép. fs: aux Jsles du vent, À Monsieur John Barry, Commandant les forces navales américains aux antilles, à bord de la frégate les États-unis, à St. Christophe. Monsieur, Il est vrai que le Navire américain Nancy and non Mary a été pris par les corsaires le Mars et les deux amis, depuis la signature du traité. il est encore vrai que ce bâtiment et sa cargaison ont été vendus. ...", quotes the convention, sends a copy of Allen's petition and the French response, signed "Bresseau" "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412e, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Guadeloupe, 26 Jan. 1801. Ms. Letter on printed form, signed
Signed, "...Port liberté, île Guadeloupe, le 6 pluviose, an 9... À Monsieur John Barry... Monsieur, ...Nous chargeons le Citoyen Blanchenoë notre Officier parlementaire sur le bateau L'amitié de vous remettre nos dépîches..." signed "vannes", Original digital object name: bei-m412g, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Hall, Charles, fl. 1767. Barbados, 25 Sept. 1767. ALS to Hugh...
Hall, Charles, fl. 1767., Original digital object name: bei-m185b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jepson, John, fl. 1759
Jepson, John, fl. 1759."Dear Sir I rec'd. your Company Letter... please Send to Mr. Faneuil In Boston..." signed "John Jepson", Original digital object name: bei-m136b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
John Bassett Junr. His Book (ms. Title-page). 25 Dec 1752-11. . .
John Bassett Junr. his Book (ms. title-page).Begins (leaf 2): "cargo of Schooner Dolphin... No. 1 Invoice of Sundry Merchandizes Ship'd on board the Schooner Dolphin. Martin McAwee Master <at New York> bound for Mt. Cristi, on the Proper Acct and risque of Mr Luke Thomas Frances Welch, John Taylor and John Bassett Junr. and goes Consign'd to said Bassett Viz. ..."Includes bills of lading for Schooner Dolphin of New York (22 leaves); Ship Lovely Peggy, New York - West Indies (1 leaf); Sloop Henry, New York (5 leaves); Sloop Polly and Nelly (7 leaves); and copies of letters, two from St. Eustatius (8 leaves)."Catalouge of Dr Iohn Bassetts Books" by language (5 leaves).Later inscription at bottom of first leaf: "John Bassett Chapin Hillard Seneca Lake New York Sept. 15 1877.", Original digital object name: bei-m111a, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Journal, 1 Aug. 1817-30 Aug. 1819. Codex
[journal]For author's name see p. 170."Passage from Portsmouth to the Island of St. Thomas... 1st Augt. 1817.... on board the Ship Two Friends -- Captn. Corns. Ryan with 91 Passengers... to South America <our place of Destination>... Felt the difference of my Situation, being among a set of Men spending their Sabbath in Cursing and Swearing... Commenced the Study of Spanish... nearly 100 of us, a great Proportion British Officers..."At St. Thomas, Agents Mendez and Walton were to supply them $200 each and instructions as to final destination but could not be found; the author decides to return home but on the way met Captain Osborne; they join Colonel Needham and "8 or 9 other Officers, who intended to join the Patriots..."Received by Lieutt. General Tomás Montilla on their arrival at Old Guyana."The Government of Venezuela have declared themselves Independent..."; listing all officers, Bolivar through Col. Richards, Secretary to the Admiral.Minor skirmishes (Calaboza), various commanders, campaign; Bolivar's personal staff; full account, with sketch, of battle in which author is wounded."The following is a correct List of the English officers in this Action" includes himself by name.Leave of absence, return, final departure; rift between Bolivar and Col. Páez results in English officers imprisoned; aboard H.M. Frigate Tartar (Sir Geo. Collier) in Barbados, "A large Spanish armed Corvette <the Herculina> had the Impudence to Anchor close to our Frigate full of Slaves from Africa: being in a French Port, the Tartar dare not touch her, tho' employed on the African Station..."; author returns home, stopping at St. Domingo under King Christophle.Appendix, pp. 295-317.Kitchingman was not known to Alfred Hasbrouck (see his Foreign Legionaries in the Liberation of Spanish South America, N. Y., 1928)., Original digital object name: bei-m490, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter from the Agent of the French Consuls. (docket title)
Signed, France. Consul."Basse terre ile Guadeloupe Le 1er Pluviose an 9 de la République. Les Agens des Consuls de la République française aux isles du Vent. -- Monsieur Le Commandant. La convention passée à Paris Le 8me jour de Vendemiaire et dont la Connoissance n'etoit point encore parvenue aux Etats Unis à lépoque de votre depart pour les indes occidentales... des ordres ont été donnés desuite à tous nos Batiments de guerre de respecter and fournir au besoin protection à ceux de votre nation..." "P. S. nous vous prions de vouloir bien remettre a L'officier porteur... Les huit français, que vous avez à votre bord./.", Original digital object name: bei-m412d, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Letter to John Cook, Lisbon, 15 Oct. 1672
First line: sr I have yours of ye 8th. Present, wth an inclosed for..., "Sr I have yours of ye 8th. present, wth an inclosed for Mr. Gill wch. I doe againe returne as you desired, for he Imbarked yesterday... this weeke overland brought us Letters of ye 26th of August, advizeing yt 2 privateers of 15 and--20 Guns met wth 20 saile Berbados ships and--took 6 or 7 of ye best..." signed "Willm: Bird", Original digital object name: bei-m011
Letter to Richard Bate, Barbados, 28 April 1701
Scott, Richard, fl. 1701."Dear Frd Bate/ Though I cannot give you a pfect accot of mattrs, yet I think it pp to say something in answer to yor severall Lrs, by Mr Alexandr., Capt Sutton and others, relateing to the affaires of Madm [Barbara] Newton decd, yor self and me viz"In the first place, as to Gibbs, since the rect of yor new power of Att, from the severall Trustees (Except Burrow) to my selfe, Capt Codrington, Mr Willis and Mr Alexandr, which is not yet proved..."I know not what notions persons (in England) have of his Excellcy, but without partiallity I speake it, Barbados was never happier, then now it is, and whilest he continues, we shall be soe..." signed "Rd Scott."Richard Scott was "a member of this Board, and one of the Attorney's of Richard Bate, Esq now in London..."--see PRO CSP Col. 1701, 340 for related documents of 15 April.Richard Bate was a plantation manager--see Handler 158--Suppl. 60., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m034b
Letter to d'Herblay, Ste. Marie, 26 May 1665
First line: Celle cy est la troisiesme que Je me suis donné... [first line], "Celle cy est La troisiesme que Je me suis donné Lhonneur de vous escrire, Je vous ay appris mon heureuse arrivee Et Le depart de Monsieur de Tracy... Et mesme a dit que dans la consideration de monsieur de champigny Il ne les auroit pas fraictez dune si douce maniere... Jene scay pas comme Jen seray avec Monsieur Lintendant, Mais Il le veut porter de cet air la, Jay esté le voir deux fois pour conferer avec Luy de nos affaires sans quil moist rendu une visite, Et Javois retenu un bateau pour me porter a Marie galande, quil a envoié alieurs, Je croy que Je seray obbligé dy aller dans Le canot, Monsieur du Lion qui nous faict Lhonneur de nous aymer ma tesmoigné son ressentiment..." signed "De Temericourt.""...in 1649 Guadeloupe with its adjacent islets and Mariegalante passed into the hands of Charles Houël and his brother-in-law, Jean de Boisseret d'Herblay... Jacques Boisseret de Téméricourt was placed over Mariegalante, thanks to the influence of his mother, who received this right for him when she sold her interests to the company..." (Crouse, p. 12)Speaks of the sugar trade--of the difficulty of getting good supplies--of Mariegalante--of Messrs. de Champigny, de Coudray, and de Colbert., Original digital object name: bei-m008

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